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Table 2 Descriptive analysis of clinical evaluations according to the phases of the study

From: Short-form quality care questionnaire-palliative care has acceptable measurement properties in Brazilian cancer patients

Variables Subsample
(n = 30)
Sample
(n = 225)
KPS (score) 60.00 (12.86) 61.46 (16.47)
PPI (score) 2.96 (1.83) 2.33 (1.89)
ESAS (score)
 Pain 4.83 (3.17) 3.76 (3.13)
 Tiredness 4.20 (3.37) 3.32 (2.83)
 Nausea 3.06 (3.20) 3.24 (2.99)
 Sadness 5.90 (3.57) 5.34 (3.07)
 Anxiety 6.83 (3.20) 6.13 (3.14)
 Somnolence 4.36 (2.73) 4.04 (2.76)
 Appetite 4.26 (2.59) 3.72 (2.48)
 Welfare 4.93 (2.27) 3.73 (2.20)
 Dyspnea 3.40 (3.73) 1.95 (2.59)
Barthel Index (score) 70.33 (22.39) 72.39 (19.92)
MQOL (score)
 Physical symptoms 3.83 (1.88) 4.90 (4.63)
 Physical well-being 4.76 (1.86) 5.55 (2.64)
 Psychological 2.85 (1.31) 4.20 (2.18)
 Existential 4.71 (1.54) 5.40 (1.91)
 Support 6.76 (1.38) 7.05 (1.91)
EORTC-QLQ-C15-PAL (score)
 Functional 60.66 (24.15) 44.44 (25.27)
 Symptoms 44.44 (19.98) 36.88 (20.33)
 Quality of life 45.00 (25.94) 55.33 (28.80)
  1. Values shown as mean (standard deviation). KPS Karnofsky Performance Scale, PPI Palliative Prognostic Index, ESAS Edmonton Symptom Assessment System, MQOL McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire, EORTC-QLQ-C15-PAL European Organization for Research in the Treatment of Cancer Questionnaire